Hotel Montechoro is a semi-luxury property that offers bed & breakfast and half-board accommodations. Mostly visited by couples, families and group travellers looking for a relaxed seaside holiday, its main USP include sport facilities and proximity to dining areas.
Hotel Montechoro houses 362 guestrooms divided into 322 standard rooms and 40 suites. Standard rooms can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 kids, while suites can host up to 4 adults. You can select between twin beds and double beds—approach the front desk for extra bed and crib. Facilities you will find across both the categories of rooms are TV with satellite, air conditioning, en suite with bath amenities, hairdryer, telephone, WiFi internet, table and chairs, and private balcony/terrace—you might have to locally pay to use some of the room facilities. The interior is modern in approach, and clean and spacious, the bedrooms are cleaned daily; so are fresh linens and towels provided every day.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
Montechoro is the main restaurant that serves breakfast and dinner in international buffet style. Breakfast is continental in style, with plenty of options from both hot and cold sections. But at dinner, you will find selected local and international specialities on the spread, complimented by wine and other alcoholic drinks. Bambú is the poolside bar that serves lunch, light meals, snacks and a series of beverages of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic kinds. And in the evening, Almohade Bar, also known as the piano bar is the most crowded area, as this is where an extensive menu catering to alcoholic drinks are presented. This is also where you can enjoy live music while catching up with friends and families.
Sports, Games and Entertainment
The hotel features two outdoor swimming pools—including a kid’s paddle pool. These pools come surrounded by loungers and parasols—do approach the front desk for lilos and beach towels. You can play water polo, water volleyball, water gymnasium and other aqua games, even otherwise there are eight tennis courts within the premises. In case you’re one of those travellers who would like to keep up with their fitness programmes, there is a fitness centre within the premises, and to rejuvenate your body mind and soul, you can look for the massage room. A squash court and a multipurpose room are also housed, not to forget a special recreational room for kids and an internet café. Besides, in the evenings the hotel presents weekly animations and entertainment programmes.
Located in Monte Choro (Albufeira), Hotel Montechoro is a four-star property. The hotel is roughly 2.3 km from the beach—you will find few restaurants and shops around the hotel. But for more options, you have to visit the promenade or the main strip, which is around 3 km—Vale Faro, Areias de Sao Joao and Oura are also neighbourhood you can visit for shopping and dining. If you drive around 7 km from the hotel, you will run into the famous golfing neighbourhood. But if you’re looking for some escapades, biking from one beach to the other is a fancy among many other travellers—there are many beaches around. The nearest harbour is roughly 4 km from the hotel, while distance to Faro Airport is about 28 km.
*** The hotel provides free shuttle to Oura Beach and the Old Town.
Distance to Beach: 2.3 km
Time to Beach (driving): 6 minutes
Distance to Shops and Restaurants: 500 metres
Time to Shops and Restaurants (walking): 6 minutes